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    Santa Barbara Family Vacation Center

    San Rafael Residence Hall, Ucsb, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001
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    Overview
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    • Average1%
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    Travellers talk about
    “wine tasting” (34 reviews)
    “summer camp” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
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    Reviewed 1 November 2013

    Like many reviewers, we tried it once and became repeat vacationers. There is no other experience like this. Your kids have a great time with their counselors about 8 hours a day, while the adults amuse themselves with the great activities, or relax by the...More

    1  Thank 714Shel
    Reviewed 22 October 2013

    We had a family reunion in June 2013 and it was a great location. The pool is great, the walkway to the beach is ideal for morning walks, and the flexibility of making reservations was great. We weren't sure how many rooms we would need...More

    2  Thank miki-misuk
    Reviewed 17 August 2013

    Being our first year at FVC, we had no idea what to expect. There were a ton of activities for adults and children, and every child from babies through high school seemed amazingly happy! Most of the staff and counselors are terrific, friendly, and professional,...More

    2  Thank MariK888
    Reviewed 21 July 2013

    This is our second year at the FVC. Once again we had a wonderful time. The counselors are so great! My son felt like a celebrity when some of the staff that was at the camp the previous year remembered him and gave him a...More

    1  Thank Martina G
    Reviewed 21 July 2013

    We are looking forward to our third trip to the FVC. With a superb location on the ocean, we look forward to a healthy week of fun in the sun, lots of great activities and a perfect balance between enjoying special time with our child...More

    2  Thank sbl0cal
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Tennis Court
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 68
    • Location
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    • California >
    • Santa Barbara
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    • Santa Barbara Family Vacation Hotel Santa Barbara
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    erinb007
    15 January 2017|
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    Response from Brad F | Reviewed this property |
    Yes! You can absolutely find peace and quiet. You don't have to sign up for the adult activities either, but even still some of those are extremely relaxing and quiet (painting for example). You can sign up your daughter for... More
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    15 July 2016|
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    Response from linz98144 | Reviewed this property |
    I have younger kids, but met others with older ones when we went(for the second time). They all said their kids had a BLAST and in fact they pretty much didn't see them the entire week.
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    "We stayed in the mountain cluster at the end of the building, and it was quiet, yet close to everything."
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    "We have stayed in the clusters and the towers--both were just great."
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    "I really liked the "Cluster Rooms" although I did not stay in the Tower so I don't have..."
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